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  • NIU athletic director honored for advancing opportunities for minorities

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier received the Distinguished Service Award from ...
    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lightning 12U land first place

    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Anonymous donor match spurs fundraising drive at Egyptian Theatre

    DeKALB – Melissa Irick understands the importance of supporting the Egyptian Theatre.Irick, a DeKalb ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore history program explores Civil War music

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore History Museum will present a program of Civil War music on Wednesday, July 23.
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Female football fans invited to NIU Women's Clinic

    DeKALB – For the sixth consecutive summer, Northern Illinois University football invites women from throughout the region to the NIU Football Women’s ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 4-H'ers show off projects at annual exhibition

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County 4-H program will have its annual 4-H General Project Show on July 16 and 17 at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Building in ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Tips to get a better lawn for less money

    Homeowners strive to have the best lawn on the block and, all too often, at the expense of their checkbook, said a University of Illinois Extension ho ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Extension has a rescue plan for brown evergreens

    The winter of 2014 took a great toll on evergreens in northern Illinois, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator. 
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crafters welcome at Oak Crest craft fair

    DeKALB – DeKalb Area Retirement Center-Oak Crest staff, residents and volunteers announce the fourth annual Art and Craft Fest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Nominees sought for ATHENA awards

    DeKALB – Nominations are sought for the 25th annual ATHENA Award and Women of Accomplishment awards.
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Library collection

    Provided photoFor the month of July, Sam Orlando of Sycamore is showing his model car collection dis ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Master Gardeners earn two statewide awards

    University of Illinois DeKalb County Master Gardeners celebrated two state awards in June.Joy Gulott ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Jureczek graduates from Air Force basic

    Air Force Airman Chad H. Jureczek graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • History marker pays tribute to Chief Shabbona

    SHABBONA – Joyce Guerrero was impressed."It's heartwarming to see the respectful way the land has be ...
    July 12, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • DeKalb man wins songwriter award

    DeKalb songwriter Gary Mullis was inducted into the new lnternational VIP Songwriters Hall of Fame Museum located inside the Family Theater in Lexingt ...
    July 12, 2014 - 4:41 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of bus trips to sporting events?
    I'd go; it's easier than driving
    No thanks; I don't want to ride to the game with a busload of strangers